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the unfolding of the debt crisis deal. you know, the big difference between campaigning and governing is simple. in a campaign it is your message and platform 100 percent. you frame the entire message and drive the points that you think are important and ignore the things you don't about and understand. the result of the campaign you are elected, you have to shift gear to governing mode. that is like killing a deer in the wood and cooking it in the kitchen. tools that you use to kill the deer are . different than the ones you cook and serve it with. folks have campaigned but can't trannsition from the woods or kitchen n a campaign there is no recognition that the other candidates might have ideas that are better or at least more palatable than your own. it is political suicide to open a campaign debate by saying my opponent has a better idea on improving schools than i do. no, candidates have an answer and a plan to everything. if you don't, you still do. being a candidate is a practice scrimmage. governorship is where everyone is trying to win and no one wants to lose. no one holds the office
pension promises in the 1990s, big promises that they can't pay for, most of those politicians are gone now and the current politicians are stuck with the problems. it is a dysfunctional system because you make promises now that have to be paid for 10, 20 years in advance. >> what is going happen. some cases they are saying new employees we are going to pay you less but in order to stiff the older employees this happened to you they have to declare bankruptcy and get reorganized bay judge who says okay, you can -- doesn't seem fair that your city has a golf course they are losing money on. they didn't get rid of that. >> should sell that. >> they should sell that. >> and now finally paying a third of what they promise. >> exactly. >> are you happy with that? >> no, i'm not. not at all. >> and part of the problem is what you have to do is do this in a way that fixes the system now by reduces the costs now for those people who are currently work something that you can continue to pay your retirees otherwise you still have the situation where you say we will save the system for the people
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